July 25, 2024


Interior Of The Road

East Petaluma home engulfed in flames Thursday night

An east Petaluma house was engulfed in flames and at least 1 other was weakened Thursday evening after a fireplace torched a garage and auto at a property in the 400 block of Garfield Generate.

No just one was wounded, claimed Petaluma Fireplace Office Battalion Chief Chad Costa, although two individuals had been examined at the scene for smoke inhalation.

The hearth commenced about 7:20 p.m., and as firefighters circled the residence, flames shot some 30 feet into the air.

“The very first arriving device noticed fireplace coming from the garage and auto parked in the driveway of the primary household with extension of heat and smoke on to an adjacent home,” according to a Petaluma Hearth Department information release shortly right after midnight. “Firefighters…have been able to extinguish the fire prior to it extending into the inside of the household, and with out big hurt to the adjacent household.”

The Rancho Adobe Fire Security District and Petaluma Fireplace Department responded inside of five minutes, bringing 6 full engines, and Petaluma law enforcement assisted with traffic control, according to the information launch and witnesses on scene.

Neighbors explained no one was residence at the time of the hearth, according to the release.

The family members of both of those properties have been displaced, four people today in complete, Costa stated.

The result in of the hearth is continue to less than investigation as of Friday morning, he stated.

The Petaluma Hearth Department believed damages at $250,000, with damage to the garage and motor vehicle at a single house, fencing in between residences and injury to the exterior of a neighbor’s property.

Movie taken of the fireplace shows crackling flames leaping nicely over the roofline as the sunshine established on the east Petaluma neighborhood, which backs up to the Petaluma Municipal Airport.